Down here in sunny East Sussex, certain aspects of property investment are thriving, despite the economic downturn.
Holiday lets are enjoying increased occupancy, spreading far beyond the “peak” season, and out into the shoulder months, producing some significant cash flow for investors. Continue reading Top 5 signposts to a holiday let with year round occupancy potential
As an Airline Pilot, Ray Pearce has a fairly unique perspective on the changing trends of UK holiday makers; “Over the last few years I’ve observed an increasing trend for UK families to choose to holiday within the UK rather than flying abroad, so for me, investing in holiday lets is kind of hedging against my day job as a pilot. Also, the right properties can give great cash-flow and offer interesting tax advantages”.
Continue reading Airline Pilot’s Holiday Let Strategy Takes Off
I’m an unashamed fan of U.K. coastal holiday lets. My husband Nick and I first started investing in them in 2008 as we saw the economic climate deteriorating and reckoned that people would start holidaying at home again. We’re now the proud owners of two high-occupancy holiday lets – one on the island of Portland in Dorset, home of the 2012 Olympic Sailing events, and one at an award-winning development at Camber Sands in E. Sussex, one of the U.K.’s finest sandy beaches.
Continue reading Holiday lets are the investment opportunity of the decade … here’s why ….
Journeys are looking for more houses
Property investors who can source backpacking youth hostels for a franchise holiday firm can pick up a £10,000 finders fee.
Journeys specialises in budget accommodation for backpackers and runs six hostels in London, Brighton and Kent.
The firm wants to open more hostels across the UK and is seeking properties of 10 bedrooms or more in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, Oxford, Cambridge, Bath, Manchester, Liverpool, Glasgow, Newquay and the Lake District. Continue reading Backpack firm offers £10,000 fee to property sourcers
The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) today issued top tips for landlords who are aiming to let their properties out on a short-term basis this summer.
Short-term lets can be a great way for landlords to fill rental voids or make use of vacant properties, and usually last anywhere between one week and one month. Continue reading Top tips on short-term letting this summer
In this You Tube video interview between Vanessa Warwick from Property Tribes and Paul Spriggins of Tingdene this unique business model is explained. Paul Spriggines is a personal friend of mine and we will be visiting the Property Investor Show at Excel, Docklands, London together on Friday 18th March. The finance is none status, non-recourse, 6% fixed interest for the term, no arrangement fees, no valuation fees, no early repayment charges, no legal fees. The catch?
Continue reading UK holiday homes developer offers unique financing package
In this interview Paul explains how he develops brick and tile UK holiday park homes, sells them for £71,000, returns investors 10% + per annum and provides 10 year, fixed rate, non-status, non-recourse financing subject to a minimum £20,000 cash deposit. This is a long interview so make yourself a coffee before reading it! Continue reading Mark Alexander’s interview with Paul Spriggins – UK Holiday Lets investor/developer